Rock 2 Course

Student Outline Of Course Content

With the completion of this course you will gain the skills, and understand the concepts, required to rock climb safely in a top-roped setting using established, and artificial, anchors.

You will be capable of setting up both slingshot and top-belay systems with climbers of equal or greater ability.

Practical Skills Learned During This Course

  • A review of skills learned in the "Rock 1 Course".
  • The technique required to ascend cracks of various sizes, and also face climbing.
  • How to establish and monitor a slingshot and top-belay top rope system as well as a rappel station.
  • How to rappel safely using an auto brake system.

Theoretical Skills Learned During This Course

  • What slingshot and top-belay top rope systems are and how they relate to the sport of rock climbing.
  • Safety as it applies to the top rope systems and the rappelling environment. The recognition of subjective and objective hazards.

Group Size (Group discounts available): 6 Maximum - 2 Minimum

Course Length: 1 Day

Place: River Bend Rock

Reference: Climbers Guide to River Bend Rock